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Aug 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
joins us. most of the people couldn't get into the meeting. were there any issues outside because of it. >> reporter: marybeth, no altercations, but plenty of spirited debate. at times it was almost like a carnival atmosphere. horns blaring, signs waving, and people defending their views on the health care debate. >> what do we want? health care! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> reporter: it was in-your- face democracy outside the meeting at towson hall university. people as far away as rockville and fort washington rallying in 90-degree heat to sound off on the health care debate. >> if we don't approve of what congress and senate do, then we need to tell them. and they need to listen. >> i'm not saying i agree with everybody screaming about what they're screaming about. but it's nice to see people engaged in politics. >> reporter: while opponents of health care reform clearly outnumber supporters, both sides were frustrated by the lack of access to the meeting. >> we're trying to have a say and they're not allowing us to. >> reporter: while shut out of the meeting, they weren't stopp
ABC
Aug 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. some people tell us, they'll come back, there is no problem. other folks from out of town, say they're going to think twice before they come to the inner harbor. that shooting happened right in the middle, and it happened inside the light street pavilion. 24 hours later, more police officers are on guard. the inner harbor becomes the focus of violence again. >> we heard a gunshot, and we got down. >> reporter: the violence has moved inside. just after 10:00 on saturday night, gunshots were fired near a seafood restaurant. some people were knocked down as they tried to get out. >> this is going to scare a lot of people away. >> reporter: report of a man with a gun. before locating him, there were two victims. a 20-year-old male, and another man in his late teens to early 20s, with a gunshot wound in the arm. >> shots range out from inside of the light street pavilion, in front of one of the restaurants. >> reporter: the shooting is one of several violent acts at the inner harbor this summer. >> the reputation just going to baseball games, being in the inner harbor, and you don't want
ABC
Aug 2, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the worst may be behind us. others say we may be in store for new taxes. john cochrane reports. [bell ringing]. >> reporter: with encouraging economic news this week everyone wonders if the worst is behind us. >> is it over? not quite, but we're getting close. >> we still have a ways to go before we hit bottom and it will be a long slog getting out of it. >> reporter: that cloudy forecast may surprise some. manufacturing activity jumped up this past week. the drop in economic growth slowed dramatically and home sales had their biggest increase in eight years. why are experts so cautious? in a word, jobs. >> i would be surprised if we see any noticeable improvement in the unemployment rate before late next year, quite possibly into 2011. >> reporter: that's bad news for americans who rely on unemployment benefits to get by. a new study shows that by the end of this year, 1.5 million workers will have used up their benefits. >> one of the first things congress should do when it returns is to extend unemployment benefits for these millions of the folks who will be running out of their be
ABC
Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the ones who have to do all the things he would have done for us, for each other, and for our country. [ applause ] >> that was carolyn kennedy schlossberg giving the final thoughts in the celebration of senator edward kennedy's life. for hours, colleagues, friends, and family gathered in boston at this memorial to tell stories and talk about the legacy of their friend teddy. good evening. i'm marybeth marsden. ted kennedy died on tuesday after a long battle with brain cancer. he was 77 years old. some of the people who benefitted from senator kennedy's life's work were in baltimore this week. and tonight the blacks in government organization wrapped up its national convention. our terry owens spoke with some of the members about ted kennedy's legacy. >> reporter: marybeth, these are folks who work in state and federal agencies across the country. and as one said to me tonight, some have roles they couldn't have dreamed of 30, 40 years ago, and they firmly believe it's because of the work of senator kennedy and his family. as the memorial celebrating senator kennedy's life was underwa
ABC
Jul 31, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to our east. we're seeing clearing skies tonight. tomorrow another warm day in store for us. but at least it will be dry. you'll wake up to sunny conditions tomorrow morning and a temperature of 70. it will be warm once again, but not quite as humid as it has been. 88 degrees pour the afternoon high. i'll have a look at the rest of the weekend as well as the week ahead coming up in a bit. >> thanks, emily. >>> the high winds accompanying the storms ravaged carroll county, leaving a mile of destruction in its way. delia goncalves shows us the damage. >> reporter: in a few minutes winds ripped through the neighborhood, knocking down trees and tearing off roofs. at the end of it all, 15 homes were damaged, three condemned. kevin walked med through his front yard on constellation drive. and as we passed a portion of his neighbor's roof, one can only be at awe by mother nature's fury. >> it's like that in multiple areas inside the house. >> with all the insulation? >> and on the floors and stuff. >> reporter: when the wind hit, his mother ran to close the garage door, but -- >> she got blown b
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, that the journalists released could ease tensions and lead to a dialogue between the u.s. and north korea. carla wohl, abc news, los angeles. >>> and now back here at home. communities around the country and many right here celebrated the 26th annual national night out against crime. and just two weeks after a historically violent weekend in baltimore city with 12 people shot at a cookout, delia goncalves finds out tonight if the event is having an impact. ♪ what do you like about this? >> the band. the stuff. and the concert. >> reporter: but dorian's father remembers a time when block parties like this weren't exclusive to national night out, a symbolic way for communities to take back their streets. >> bring it out and have a loud bang. and we used to sit out here and have fun. >> reporter: these men say that was time before street violence escalated, when neighborhood children had a place to go, and people to rely on. but this, they say, is a good start. >> anything that shows that somebody else cares about them but us is always going to help. i don't know how much it's going to help right off
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 11:00pm EDT
home. >> it was kind of a wake-up call for all of us who are active in the community. >> reporter: kathy mcclain with safe street cherry hill says community members were doing outreach in the hills around 9 last night, moments before the shooting. >> it's tough, because she has been a community activist for a long, long time and gives everything to the community, everything. takes money out of her pocket to buy snacks at a rec center that has been closed for three years. >> reporter: and as shirley foulks tells friends on the phone, she has more work to do. the 59-year-old had just returned home last night from collecting school supplies. when she sat down to watch tv, a bullet blew through her window frame, pierced through a sofa, and landed in her left breast. >> as i said now, dismiss a little fear. it can happen again. >> reporter: as she answers another phone call. >> i feel fine. >> reporter: she reassures friends that she eis down, but not out, and will continue to help neighborhood children. >> it could have come out. >> reporter: and that gives hope and inspiration to oth
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us what that man's ex-wife has to say. >> i come home and i find a news crew here. it draws a lot of attention. >> reporter: attention that christine finds embarrassing, to say the least. christine doesn't want us to use her last name or show her face is the ex-wife of 34-year- old john nicklas. in fact, she still lives with him and his 26-year-old fiancee shannon honea. police say the couple sexual abused and videotaped children as young as 2 years old. in many cases, in their middle river home. , i had no idea it was going on. i mean supposedly they have a lot of evidence. but i'm having a hard time believing that it would be something he would actually do. because i've known him for a listening time too. >> reporter: we have learned the couple are both emts with transcare. a spokesperson tells us they were fired after not reporting to work last week. that's when police arrested the couple. >> that they came, must have got the search warrant and came back and took everything. they had a lot of stuff that they had in bags. >> reporter: along with dvds and video, detectives also d
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. police were in the area conducting routine surveillance when they tell us a scan of the tag on the suspect vehicle revealed that it was stolen. the torn and twisted wreckage of what used to be a nissan sentra. a woman behind the wheel was killed. >> it's sad. >> and the driver of a stolen honda accord smashed into their vehicle. >> just stupid. >> reporter: we're told the stolen car was westbound on lexington. the victim's vehicle was southbound on calhoun. police aren't speculating how fast that stolen car was traveling when it blew through the four-way stop. but the force of the impact gives you some idea. a bumper and headlights literally ripped away from the suspect's vehicle. investigators say the speeding honda t-boned the speeding car on the driver's side as she was crossing on north calhoun. both vehicles ended up far from where the crash actually happened. >> the car flipped over, hit the tree. and they say the woman died. >> reporter: members of the baltimore police stolen task force were immediately told to call off when the suspect speeding and driving erraticall
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. christian schaffer asked the senator what he thought about the opponents, and he joins us with the story. >> reporter: senator cardin says the purpose of the town hall meetings is to take questions and to hear suggestions from his constituents. but he says that's not what motivated many of them to turn out last night or today in pennsylvania. >> one day god is going to stand before you and he is going to judge you. and the rest of your damn cronies up on the hill. [ applause ] >> reporter: anger in lebanon, pennsylvania, directed in the face of senator arlen specter over president obama's health care proposals. >> okay, okay. >> reporter: monday night in towson, the format was different. maryland senator ben cardin wasn't quite as close to the people who oppose health care reform, but the anger and skepticism was the same. >> are you trying to tell me that the government can deliver lower costs than the competitive marketplace, a monopoly? can you do that? >> reporter: senator cardin was interrupted by boos and jeers throughout the evening, but he said he did what he wanted to do, get th
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
say ran a red light. so what is the trouble for michael? delia goncalves joins us now to explain. >> reporter: marybeth, because this has created such a buzz, even nationally, baltimore city police are covering all the bases, even distributing this accident report, which they don't normally do. in it we learned more about last night's crash and the fallout from michael phelps. a local crash that made national headlines when we discover the driver behind the wheel of this crunched up escalade was olympic hometown hero michael phelps. >> he had nothing to do with the cause of the accident. >> reporter: police say phelps was heading home from penn station when his suv slammed into a honda accord investigators say ran a red light, an account verified bay witness. >> she was not aware at the time of the accident that the accident involved michael phelps. >> reporter: the female driver of the honda was taken to shock trauma for neck and back pain while police questioned phelps on the scene, paying close attention to his behavior. >> were his eyes glossy? was his speech slurred, did he
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us just what happened. >> for a while this evening we had tornado warnings for frederick, carol, montgomery, howard and baltimore county that went out of effect at 8:00. but what we see across the region has those showers and thunderstorms made their way through the area is the heaviest activity has now made its way up into pennsylvania. what we have got right mere in the baltimore area, scattered showers and more thunderstorms rye main back to the west of our region. we have got flood advisories in effect for southern pennsylvania as well as cecil and kent counties. we have also got a flood warning that lil you et county in pennsylvania just to the southwest of the pittsburgh rebegin, i'm sorry the philadelphia region, not philadelphia. our forecast for the overnight period, mostly cloudy. quite a bit of fog. we'll see an overnight low of 71 degrees. we'll have the complete forecast coming up in 71 minutes. >>> a veteran baltimore police officer is under investigation for allegedly roughing up a 15- year-old boy less than a mile from his home. >> reporter: mary bev it has only
ABC
Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
stray rides, you know, we want to deter people from that and use a better transportation form. >> reporter: police say the second attack happened much like the first, early in the morning on august 8th. this time the victim said she was picked up near calvert street, driven to seton keough and assaulted and raped. she was able to identify the license plate from the car, which led police to one of the suspects, who then told them about the other two. that third victim also recovered used condom from the scene and gave them to police. investigators all three suspects face a long list of charges including rape, false imprisonment and conspiracy to commit rape. some of the charges include penalties that could be life in prison. their first court date is set for september 15th. live in east baltimore, christian schaffer, abc 2 news. >>> baltimore county police investigate a stabbing in catonsville at this hour. the call went out before 10:00. police don't have many details so far, except a man was found with a serious stab wound in the area of holliman nor and old frederick roads.
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. and thousands of families will go without important services. delia goncalves joins us now to tell us one area family's story. >> reporter: the family says the ark, an organization that works with the developmentally disabled has been their lifeline as they struggle to keep their family healthy, happy, and together. the gaps have four lively little ones arc challenge in themselves. but the two oldest, 9-year-old jessica and 8-year-old johnny are both living with autism. dad has been unemployed five months now. >> sometimes we don't have much to do, any income to buy things. so they're there to help us. >> reporter: for several years the family has received help from the ark of howard county. security to keep jessica out of trouble. >> she got out of very easily and escaped and went to the neighborhood playground which is good because we found her fast. but we had no idea where she was at the time. if she was just in front of a car, anything could happen to her. >> what families really need to stay out of crisis. >> reporter: the program offs $300,000 a year. but the ark is facing a crisis of i
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of maryland avenue and west lafayette near penn station. that's where we find delia goncalves to tell us what happened, and what the family is saying. delia? >> reporter: tonight police are telling us the driver of the truck was driving south on maryland avenue when he made this right on west lafayette, striking jack yates. investigators believe his body may have been dragged. tonight his family is asking for your help to find this driver. on maryland avenue, less than a mile from his home. >> it hasn't been the same since. >> he was your life, yes, he was. >> reporter: 67-year-old jack yates was killed while riding his bicycle. >> i said please be careful out there. you know there is a bunch of nuts out there. >> reporter: ellen's husband of 39 years was heading to the university of baltimore where he was pursuing is his third masters degree in youth counseling. >> i kept calling and calling, and it kept going to voice mail. and by 4 and 5 i was getting frantic. >> reporter: relatives say he was a safe rider. he even had mirrors on his helmet. , i really want to know what happen and bring to
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
's attorney tells us he is planning to file a civil lawsuit against mta for negligence on the part of its train conductors. police are calling it an unfortunate accident that killed two 17-year-olds. >> the operator says he didn't see him. we don't have any evidence that suggests otherwise. >> they are disappointed. >> reporter: the families of conner peterson and kyle wankmiller declined comment, but a lawyer for the families says it still come downs to a light rail conductor having eight seconds to save two lives. >> if he had been watching what he was doing, these trains can be stopped in 200 feet. and he would have been able to stop the train. >> reporter: on july 5th, the soon to be stepbrothers were walking on light rail tracks when a southbound train passed them by. >> a conductor saw them and beeped the horn and is required to phone headquarters and phone other conductors and notify them there are children on the tracks. they didn't do that. >> reporter: attorney jay miller says videotape shows the teens then moving to the opposite tracks, not realizing they were walking directly
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
over. with the help of a local citizen, contacted us, and directed us where one of the suspects, mr. lockner, was hiding. >> reporter: police commissioner fred bealefeld joined the mayor earlier today and other city leaders to denounce the violence. >> we want to urge folks to use this incident as a wake-up call for us to reaffirm our belief in equality and injustice. >> reporter: and those who know james privett couldn't agree more. >> it makes me sick to my stomach. that's all i can say about that. people got to live in this world, you know. it's ridiculous. >> reporter: investigators tonight are still searching for the two other suspects. what we can report, they're learning more about those two men thanks to anonymous tips. live in east baltimore tonight, delia goncalves, abc 2 news. >>> we're getting breaking news into the abc 2 newsroom right now. fire crews are responding to a three-alarm fire in essex, happening on spicewood court. so far there are no reports of any injuries. our crews are making their way to the scene. we'll bring you an update as soon as one becomes availa
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 11:00pm EDT
schaffer, abc 2 news. >> as for action on the field tonight, rob carlin was inside m&t bank. he'll join us to recap the game. plus, the o's start a series in minnesota, coming up in sports. >>> another broken water main in the city is making getting home from the game a bit tricky for some. the 40-inch water main broke last night in the 600 block of saratoga street. the hole is very deep. crews have been working on it all day. >>> baltimore county police have what appears to be a difficult homicide investigation on their hands. this after a man was found shot to death inside a locked owings mills home. 51-year-old scott greenberg's body was found saturday night by his ex-wife at his parents' home along velvet valley way. police say the ex-wife was dropping off the couple's children, and when she got there, it didn't seem like anyone was home and the doors were locked. so she called greenberg's father, who told her where to get a spare key. >> it appears he was shot inside the house. there was no forced entry. the house had not been ransacked or robbed, which leads investigators to believe
ABC
Aug 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
web site, abc2news.com. wyatt every heart will have more comcast for us tonight. >>> quick action by a train operator may have prevented a deadly accident on the washington dc metro earlier this year just two months before two trains did clyde on the tracks. back in marah safety system mal functioned designed to prevent crashes and that caused one to use an emergency break to stop the crash. this crash killed 9 people and injured 70 others. a similar malfunction is suspected in both incidents. investigators investigating this crash learned about the incident from the committee that monitors dc's metro system. >>> it will be several days before investigators release the official cause of this weekend's deadly crash in plain county. robert ca assume ba and 66-year- old lenny williams died in the crash. they were both from anne arundel county. the two seater plane crashed in a corn field around 7:30 saturday morning shortly after taking off from key march. company shim ba was an experienced pilot. >>> search teams have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed this to a helico
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
it reads "in retrospect, i should have considered that city resources would be involved and used better judgment to put a stop the it. i will be in contact with the baltimore city police department and will reimburse the city for whatever costs they deem appropriate ." we contacted city police tonight for their response, and in a statement they say an internal investigation is underway to determine if there was any inappropriate use of departmental resources. and as for the proposal, at least cardin's fiancee said yes. >>> tonight a number of storms are churning to our south. we'll hear from some of those affected in just a bit. one of those storms has already made landfall on florida's gulf coast. and another norm is keeping a close eye on as it moves towards the east coast. >> actually, marybeth, we're keeping an eye on two. this is an ma right here that is in the process of falling apart right now over the island of puerto rico. just not causing a whole lot of problems but a lot of rain well. are watching hurricane bill which continues to intensify. bill continues to move through the
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
changed. the department spokesperson told us that the employees undergo background check, but having a record doesn't mean you're out of a job, it's the nature of your crime. >>> a shocking discovery in baltimore turn into a homicide investigation. a local business owner has died after being found tied by zip ties. dino frank died on tuesday. he was found in july 29th. he managed to get one hand free, but suffered a stroke during the struggle. >> the investigation revealed that there was some money taken out of a private safe of his in an office. all right, we have no suspects, no people of interest, but getting good intelligence from the families and friends. >> it the being investigated by. he also owned pool halls and shopping centers in baltimore county. an autopsy is being performed. >>> two hours before game time tonight, heavy showers, but things cleared off quickly. a good night out there for the game, and i think we're going to keep the clear weather going. the satellite, radar pictures, not much out there at the moment. just a couple of scattered showers, one went over down
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
live from queen anne's county, terry owens, wmar news. >>> norm was tracking the heat, he joins us now. >>> they were in fact with the heat indexes, as terry said, between 103 and 105 degrees on the eastern shore and on one plate 107. temperatures outside right now, this is from our storm center, live data from chester town right now, 84 degrees. here we are at 4 minutes at tv 1 1:00 in the evening, but when you figure in the humidity what does it feel like? 94 in chester town, 84 in towson it feels like 89 degrees. that's what it feels like. as far as our forecast for the remainder of the evening, the showers have now gone, partly cloudy skies, 75, but it's going to feel like 80, 83 for the overnight low. tomorrow once again, shower and thunderstorms activity, also an update on powerful hurricane bill still out in the atlantic. coming up in a few minutes. >>> baltimore city police are looking into a homocide on the 100 block of south highland avenue. it happened 5:00. they found a man shot outside of a house. thee was taken to the house where he decide. >>> the latest now on the belti
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00pm EDT
with danny. that's going to be bringing us the rainfall. some of it could be heavy late tomorrow night in through the early portion of saturday. we'll talk about that in a second. in the meantime, take a look at your tides tomorrow at fort mchenry. a low tide 9:22 in the morning. high tide 1:22 in the afternoon. our winds tomorrow from the east at 8 to 14 miles per hour. sun comes up to 6:31. we'll set at 7:43. our low today was 67 degrees. the high today got to 85, which did hit our 2-degree guarantee. temperatures outside right now a little bit cooler in hagerstown in york, because they've been getting some shower activity outside there. 77 in downtown. 81 in pax river. and right now over in ocean city, 82 degrees. as far as what has been going on with danny, well, it started out early this morning at 60 miles an hour. then went down to about 50 miles an hour. and it's even losing more strength. there is danny right there. over the past 12 hours, watch it kind of, fall apart a little bit. but it is showing some signs of reorganizing just a tiny bit. here is that trough of low pressu
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